Prevalence of childhood sexual abuse among Malaysian paramedical students.

@article{Singh1996PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of childhood sexual abuse among Malaysian paramedical students.},
  author={Harmohan Singh and W W Yiing and H N Nurani},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={1996},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={
          487-92
        }
}
There has been increasing awareness that sexual abuse of children is a problem in Malaysia. Existing data is based on notification of cases. Population based studies are required to plan services for sexually abused children. This study utilized trainee paramedical staff as a community population to determine the prevalence of childhood sexual abuse. An anonymous, self-administered questionnaire was given to student nurses and trainee medical assistants at the Ipoh School of Nursing and… CONTINUE READING

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